Construction Economics

July 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/24/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the increasing value of public construction in the U.S. in the first half of 2006, based on data provided by the Department of Commerce. School construction, which is the largest public market sector, increased 7.5%, while highway construction grew 15%. Materials price indexes also showed an increase in the prices of structural steel, wide-flange, and channel.


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